Informing the nursing profession and sharing members' stories

Five reasons to vote

You can now vote to accept or reject the NHS pay deal for England in an online consultation. Here’s why you should take part 

Service scrapbooks

Diaries, letters and scrapbooks unearthed in the RCN archive immortalise the lives of nurses in the Great War

Theatre of life

RCN member Sara Dalby performs some surgical procedures on her own

Online grooming

How school nurses can help protect young people from internet abuse

Antimicrobial resistance

How will nursing evolve to cope with this growing threat to global public health?

Nursed into nursing

Members share their experiences of becoming nurses after being patients

Are you glove aware?

Five things you need to know about skin health and appropriate glove use

Transforming lives

Meet nurse specialists in organ donation delivering care in the best and worst of times

Take your breaks

The RCN has launched a new campaign encouraging nursing staff to rest, rehydrate and refuel during shifts

Regaining confidence

A member describes how the RCN careers service helped him rediscover his passion for nursing

8 things you need to know about the NHS pay deal

Still here for you

It’s been 20 years since the first phone call to RCN Direct. Find out what's changed two decades on


Snowdrifts and power blackouts couldn’t stop 1940s nurse Mary Mathieson or current RCN member Aileen Rodger

Is legislation the answer?

RCN Bulletin looks at what progress is being made across the UK to address nursing staff shortages

Rightful recognition

Who should be allowed to describe themselves as an advanced practitioner? An RCN initiative is providing clarity

Don't leave it to chance

Eight ways the Government can reverse the fall in nursing applications